Extreme ASP.NET: Control Adapters Fritz Onion - October 2006 Control adapters let you provide alternate renderings of controls for mobile devices. But they can also be used to completely change the rendering of a con¬trol based on browser type, which can be useful in a number of situations.
Extreme ASP.NET: Asynchronous Web Parts Fritz Onion - July 2006 Building a customizable Web site complete with a collection of pluggable Web Parts is fairly easy with the portal infrastructure of ASP. NET 2. 0. This model is very flexible, allowing users to easily place your Web Parts anywhere on the Web page so they are free to customize your site.
Extreme ASP.NET: Keeping secrets in ASP.NET 2.0. Rob Howard - May 2006
Storing data securely in a configuration system is not an easy problem to solve. While I was on the ASP. NET team, this particular feature, secure connection string storage, looked as if it wouldn’t get done.
Extreme ASP.NET: A New Solution to an Old State Storage Problem Fritz Onion - April 2006 State management in Web applications is a contentious issue. Should you store user data per session or should you persist it across sessions? You can easily store information temporarily while someone navigates your site by using session state.
Extreme ASP.NET: Codebehind and Compilation in ASP.NET 2.0 Fritz Onion - January 2006 As I write this column, the release candidates of the Microsoft® .NET Framework 2.0 and Visual Studio® 2005 have just come out, and by the time you read this, they will both already be on the shelves. It feels like it's been a long time coming.
Extreme ASP.NET: Page Navigation Rob Howard - October 2005 In my childhood I spent several weeks a year in Holland with my extended family. As a young American boy I was fascinated with the electric Dutch trains, something we didn't see in my hometown of Dallas, Texas.
Extreme ASP.NET: Tools of the Trade: Application Center Test Rob Howard - June 2005 When you sit down to write an ASP. NET application, how much time do you spend thinking about performance? It's unfortunate, but for most developers performance is an afterthought. Performance planning and design really need to be front and center.
Extreme ASP.NET: A Little Bit of Control for Your Controls Rob Howard - May 2005 Having worked for so many years designing and developing ASP. NET while at Microsoft, it's exciting now to have a venue in which to talk about it. In this new column, Extreme ASP. NET, I'll discuss and demonstrate time-tested techniques and approaches to implementing high-performance, reliable, secure, and user-friendly Web applications with ASP.
Extreme ASP.NET: The Only Data-binding Control You'll Ever Need Fritz Onion - March 2008 Fritz Onion demonstrates how the ListView control in ASP.NET 3.5 makes data-binding tasks easier with support for styling with CSS, flexible pagination, and a full complement of sorting, inserting, deleting, and updating features.